CIDREE meeting

On the 11th of April, ten countries joined their computational brainpower to explore each other’s vision on Computational and Mathematical thinking. What started as a little chaotic conversation, after 30-45 minutes this conference found it’s a voice. We started with a Skype call to

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Numworks

What is it and how does it work?

This quick review of my unit starts off with a short story “Numworks about Numworks”.  There is an online simulator of Numworks. It has all the same functions as the physical device.

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e-Estonia. Looking at others is confronting to yourself.

24 hours after returning home I suddenly felt an urge to write out my thoughts and feelings after being emerged¬†in the Estonian educational system. UPDATE: It did take a few weeks to finalize this blog, let’s blame Trump ūüėČ

In retrospect,

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Google certified innovators, Get ready for the launch

Last week I was surprised by the assignment of mentors. I was assigned a mentor for the Google Certified innovator program (see also my previous blog). 

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Kickstart Computer Science Education

Implementing a new core curriculum for Computer Science is a challenge. Adding twelve different optional modules is fun. The optional modules will be developed with the help of the b√®ta-support centers¬†and with a lot of help from teachers. I’m attached to the development of networking

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Colab? Spotify colaberative‚Äč

Connecting with my students is something I really enjoy. One of my newest experiments is a collaborative playlist on Spotify. An easy way for students to send me tracks on Spotify.

‘Mister Moorlag, this you really need to hear‘.–

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Get ready to innovate, start your engines

Ladies, start your engines and may the best woman win. Get ready to innovate!
With the help of my students, I discovered¬†RuPaul’s Drag race. I think it gives an alternative view on how Americans see themselves and each other (and ¬†Facebook has 70 (!) genders

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Student centered learning

Student-centered learning and subject cluster projects.
Hello World is my favorite magazine. It’s from the UK and is all about computer science and teaching/learning the subject. I was asked by my dear friend Miles Berry to prepare a 1000 word piece about student-centered learning. Quite

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Experimenting

Eat, sleep, learn & repeat
Based on the song from Fat Boy Slim; Eat, sleep, Rave & Repeat this is a mantra that sticks. Experimenting!
Learning is what sets us apart from the Neandertal. We can cope with setbacks, a change in environment and the

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